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Dorothy Braun

July 26, 1915 — July 16, 2014

Dorothy C Braun of Snyder Village formerly rural Washburn died at 8:55am on July 16, 2014. Born on July 26, 1915 to the late William and Catherine Winkler Jones in Partridge Township Woodford County IL, she married Roland G. Braun on March 31, 1935. He passed on September 19, 2001.
Dorothy was a true farmer's wife and a published poet. She belonged to the Lacon Sparland United Methodist Church, The Peoria Poetry Club, and The Peoria Rock Hounds.
She is survived by her Children Roselyn (Ray) Thielbar of Ely, MN, John (Valerie) Braun of Morton, and Marilyn (the late Larry) Simmons of Streator. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Dorothy was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, 3 sisters and one grandson.
Services will be held on Saturday July 19 at 11am at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in the Buckingham Cemetery in Rural Washburn. Memorials can be made to her church. Online condolences can be left at


JUL 19. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

JUL 19. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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